Key Events in Canadian History

Drawing on our archive of documentaries and news reports, we’ve assembled this collection of major events throughout Canada’s history.

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News in Review - February 2018 ​Halifax Explosion: 100 Years On​

It’s considered one of the deadliest disasters in Canadian history. On December 6, 1917, two vessels collided in Halifax Harbour. One was carrying explosives. The ensuing explosion ripped through the city, literally flattening the north end. Two thousand people were killed and another 9,000 were injured or maimed. It's an accident that scarred the city and its residents for decades. ...
  • 2018
  • 00:14:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/22/2018

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  • NIR-18-02 - ​Halifax Explosion: 100 Years On​